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Dems wary of Thaksin's vote confidence

Ong-art fears 'illegal' acts to rig referendum

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  • Writer: Pradit Ruangdit & Aekarach Sattaburuth
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The Democrat Party yesterday expressed scepticism over ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra's claim that the charter rewrite would easily pass a public referendum. 

Democrat list-MP Ong-art Khlampaiboon said the ex-premier's confidence that more than 24 million people would vote to permit the entire charter to be rewritten indicated that he could be up to something.

During a phone-in to the red-shirt rally on Saturday night at Bonanza Khao Yai, Thaksin said the number required to pass the charter did not bother him.

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